Vanilla Cupcakes

Halloween is a the time of year for sweets and sweet things. So for next Halloween (or any other time) try these simple vanilla cupcakes.     Ingredients: 200 g unsalted butter 1¾ cups icing sugar 1 tsp vanilla paste 4 eggs 2⅔ cups flour 2 tsp Baking Powder 1 …

Ginger Icecream

It’s officially summer in South Africa. We went from Winter to summer in a week. So now that we are wearing shorts and spending our days in the sun, we needed some Ice Cream. We have done all the ‘normal’ flavours; vanilla, chocolate, berry etc. etc. So we Decided to mix it …

Baking Granadilla Cake

Cakes are fun to bake. But sometimes they aren’t that simple to make. Well this cake is the opposite.It is quick and simple to make. This is a South African Summer Bake that we love – Granadilla Cake. Granadilla Cake Ingredients 1 and 1/2  cups of self-rising flour 3/4 cup Sugar …

Twix Chocolate Brownies

Some days we just need chocolate with some more chocolate melted on top and some chocolate on the side. It was on one of these days we decided to bake decadent chocolate brownies. These brownies are good on their own but then we decided to add some more chocolate in the …

Red Velvet Cupcakes

Recently, I was asked to bake a cake for a cake sale at work to raise money for a children’s home that we support. Immediately I thought of my red velvet cupcakes. They are really tasty and never last long in our house. I have made these wonderful treats for …

Chicken Mince Cakes

I am always looking for things to take to work. Something easy to eat and small.These Chicken Mince cakes are great for dinners, picnics and party snacks. They are easy to make and quick to cook. Chicken Mince Cakes Ingredients 500 grams Chicken mince 100 grams finely chopped mushrooms 1 …